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Robert Gene Duncan

Robert Gene Duncan, American lawyer. Bar: Missouri 1959, United States Supreme Court 1968. Chairman Clay County Sheltered Facilities Board, Gladstone, 1970—1992; Fellow: American Board Criminal Lawyers; member: American Board Trial Advocates (advisor), Clay County Bar Association (president 1978), National Association Criminal Defense Lawyers, Missouri Association Criminal Defense Lawyers 1983-1984, Elks, Order Bench and Robe.

Background

  • Duncan, Robert Gene was born on November 22, 1932 in Helena, Missouri, United States. Son of Chester Frank and Maxine I. (Henry) Duncan.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts, Junior College, Kansas City, 1951. Bachelor of Science in Education, Central Missouri State University, 1953. Juris Doctor, University Missouri, Kansas City, 1959.

    Career

    • Associate Quinn, Peebles & Hickman, Kansas City, Missouri, 1960—1962, Simon and Pierce, Kansas City, 1962—1965. Partner Pierce, Duncan, Bietling & Shute, 1965—1972, Duncan & Russell, Gladstone, 1972—1981. Of counsel Coulson & Chick, Kansas City, 1981—1985.

      Partner Duncan, Coulson & Scholss (name now Duncan, Coulson, Schloss, Chancellor and Norris), since 1985. City attorney City of Gladstone, 1961—1974, municipal judge, 1974—1981. Vice president Northland Court Referal Service, Kansas City, 1970—1983.

      Sergeant United States Army, 1953-1955.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Missouri 1959, United States Supreme Court 1968.

    Works

    • Contributor chapters to books.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Chairman Clay County Sheltered Facilities Board, Gladstone, 1970—1992. Fellow: American Board Criminal Lawyers. Member: American Board Trial Advocates (advisor), Clay County Bar Association (president 1978), National Association Criminal Defense Lawyers, Missouri Association Criminal Defense Lawyers 1983-1984, Elks, Order Bench and Robe.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Anita Fay Woerz, December 11, 1960 (divorced 1981). 1 child Stephen; Married Mary Carol Bradford, November 10, 1983. Stepchildren: Marc, Michelle, Misti Montgomery.
    • father: Chester Frank Duncan
    • mother: Maxine I. (Henry) Duncan
    • spouses: Anita Fay Woerz
    • Mary Carol Bradford
    • children: Stephen Duncan
    • Marc Duncan
    • Michelle Duncan
    • Misti Montgomery Duncan
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    Born November 22, 1932
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